Acnedap Gel 15gm

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Acnedap Gel 15gm

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Acnedap cream


It is used to treat,

Acne vulgaris
Skin disorder (dermatitis herpetiformis)



Talk to your doctor before using this medicine, if you:

Are allergic to Dapsone or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD)
Have methemoglobinemia


Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking:

Benzoyl peroxide (used to treat acne) or any other skin preparations


  • Always apply this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Apply gel twice a day
  • Gently wash and pat dry the areas of your skin where you will apply gel
  • Apply a pea-sized amount of gel in a thin layer to the areas of your skin that have acne
  • Rub gel in gently and completely
  • It may feel gritty and you may see particles in the gel
  • Make sure to put the cap back on the gel tube. Close it tightly
  • Wash your hands after applying gel
  • If your acne does not get better after using Gel for 12 weeks, talk to your doctor about continuing treatment

If you apply more ACNEDAP CREAM

If you (or someone else) accidentally swallow this medicine you should tell your doctor at once or contact the nearest casualty department

If you forgot to apply ACNEDAP CREAM

Do not apply double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you forget to apply gel apply it as soon as you remember it and then apply the next dose at the right time

If you stop applying ACNEDAP CREAM

Do not stop applying this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so


Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.



• Bluish skin coloration


• Peeling, dryness and redness of the skin


Protect from excess heat and light
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date


Acnedap cream is used to treat acne. It helps reduce redness and swelling associated with acne (commonly known as pimples).

Acnedap cream is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. The affected area should be clean and dry before application of the ointment. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine. To avoid relapse, continue the use of this medicine even if symptoms begin to clear up.

Some common side effects

Some common side effects include oily skin, dry skin, and skin exfoliation (skin peeling).
It may also cause skin irritation, redness, or itching at the site of application.
Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Avoid getting it into your eyes, nose, or mouth.
If accidental exposure occurs, wash your eyes with water, and seek immediate medical attention. Click here : acnedap gel

Acnedap Gel 15gm




In Acne
Acnedap Gel is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria causing acne on your skin. It may take several weeks before your symptoms improve so you need to keep using this medicine even if it appears not to be working. Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. The earlier you start using it, the less likely you are to get scars.


Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Acnedap cream

  • Oily skin
  • Skin peeling
  • Dry skin
  • Erythema (skin redness)


This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the gel. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.


Acnedap cream is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the production of folic acid in acne-causing bacteria (P. acnes), thereby stopping their growth. In addition, its antiinflammatory effects help reduce redness and swelling due to acne.


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Acnedap Gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

warningsBreast feeding

Acnedap Gel is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.

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No interaction found/established

No interaction found/established


Q. Is Acnedap cream an immunosuppressant or a steroid?

Acnedap Gel is neither an immunosuppressant nor a steroid. It has anti-inflammatory (reduces, swelling, and itching) and antimicrobial (kills germs) properties.
It is thought to act by eliminating microbes as well as having an anti-inflammatory effect on acne.

Q. Can Acnedap cream be used during pregnancy and lactation?

It is not known if Acnedap Gel can harm your unborn baby.
Therefore, it is recommended to avoid it during pregnancy.
Consult your doctor if you have any concerns. Acnedap Gel can pass into breast milk and may harm your baby.
Your doctor will decide whether it is safe to continue or not.

Q. How should Acnedap cream be applied?

Wash and pat dry the area where you want to apply Acnedap Gel gel. Apply a pea-sized amount of gel in a thin layer to the areas of your skin that have acne.
Rub it gently and completely. It may feel gritty and you may see particles in the gel.
Remember to wash your hands after applying the gel.

Q. How long should Acnedap cream be used?

Your doctor will decide the duration of the treatment required. However, it is generally recommended that Acnedap Gel be used for 12 weeks (3 months).

Q. Can Acnedap cream cause anemia?

Patients with deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) have a greater risk of developing low hemoglobin level while using this medicine.
But using the gel on the skin does not put enough Acnedap Gel in the blood to cause clinical symptoms of hemolytic anemia (breakdown of red blood cells).

Q. What medicines should be avoided while using Acnedap cream ?

Tell your doctor if you are taking dapsone tablets, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole tablets or any antimalarial medications.
If you take these medicines while using Acnedap Gel, you may be more susceptible to certain side effects.
Tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines which need to be applied to the skin, such as benzoyl peroxide.
Using both these medicines together may make your skin or facial hair temporarily turn yellow or orange at the site of application.

Q. How to use Acnedap cream ?

Before using Acnedap Gel, clean and dry the affected area.
Gently and thoroughly massage it into the skin. Be careful not to get the medication in your eyes or mouth.
If Acnedap Gel gets in your eyes accidentally, wash with plenty of water and call your doctor if your eyes are irritated.

Q. How long should I use Acnedap cream ?

Use Acnedap Gel for the duration advised by your doctor. You may have to use it for several months to clear your acne completely.
Even the initial benefits may take several weeks to appear following which you shall be able to note a gradual but definite improvement.
Usually, Acnedap Gel should be used for a maximum of 12 weeks. You may need to use more than one tube of Acnedap Gel during each course of treatment.

Q. What does Acnedap cream do for acne?

Acnedap Gel treats and prevents acne by stopping the growth of bacteria (Propionibacterium acnes) which causes it. Acne is an extremely common skin condition.
During adolescence, grease glands in the skin produce extra grease in response to normal amounts of sex hormones in the body which can cause blocked pores (i.e., blackheads).
When this happens, the pores get invaded by bacteria. As a result, certain chemicals are produced which go into deeper parts of the skin to produce red spots filled with pus, called acne.
Acnedap Gel effectively cures the inflammation and discomfort associated with acne, commonly known as pimples.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Acnedap cream ?

Be careful not to get Acnedap Gel into your eyes or mouth. If you happen to get it in your eyes, rinse off with plenty of water immediately and contact your doctor.
You must not use Acnedap Gel if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.
Tell your doctor if you notice any allergic reaction while using it for the first time.
Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines regularly to prevent any allergic reaction with other medicines.

Do not cover the area being treated with Acnedap cream with a bandage, as this may increase absorption of this medicine and increase the side effects.
Do not use more than what is recommended to relieve your symptoms faster.
Using more than what is advised will only increase the side effects.
Let your doctor know if you are planning to conceive.
Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should use Acnedap Gel only if prescribed by the doctor.

Q. What should I do if I forget to use Acnedap Gel?

If you forget to use Acnedap Gel, do not worry and continue using Acnedap Gel as soon as you remember. However, if you are not sure and have any other doubts, please consult your doctor.


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Acnedap Gel 15gm